Monday, July 13, 2020

Spanish Air Force stands by aging fleet despite recent tragedies on the Costa Blanca

THE Spanish Air Force training program has come under scrutiny in recent months after a string of fatal accidents.

SPAIN tells tech firm it ‘must honour customers’ after it accidentally advertised €700 Huawei phones for just €125

TECH company FNAC has been left red faced after selling €700 mobile phones for just €125 online. The retail...

SPAIN has cancelled Opera star Placido Domingo’s concerts over sexual misconduct allegations.

The disgraced 79-year-old singer has had his next performance cancelled by Spain's Ministry of Culture, as he battles allegations by fellow performers...

SPAIN’S Government has responded to the agricultural crisis, but insists it is facing an uphill struggle

Thousands of angry farmers across Andalucia and the rest of the country have pushed the issue to the forefront in recent weeks.

‘HUGE HONOUR’: UK House of Commons Speaker made Gibraltar University Chancellor

THE Speaker of the House of Commons is the new chancellor of the Gibraltar University. Sir Lindsay Hoyle, a...

WATCH: Spanish town blasted over ‘Holocaust’ parade that saw performers dress as Nazis and Jewish prisoners alongside ‘Auschwitz’ float

AS Easter quickly approaches, many local councils are preparing for their region’s carnivals and festivals and cultural boards decide on their individual...

IN FIGURES: Spain’s strict smoking laws bring Cordoba tobacco sales down 56% since 2006

SPAIN’S ban on smoking in public spaces and in private workplaces has made a huge dent in tobacco sales in Cordoba.

These are the roads you should avoid TODAY as farmers’ tractor protests continue in Spain’s Andalucia

The protests are expected to start in Seville around 11am this morning affecting the A-4, A-49, A-92 and the old AP-4

MOTOGP: Champ Marquez seals future with new 4 YEAR Repsol contract

FACTORY Honda rider and multiple world champion Marc Marquez has signed a new contract with the Repsol HRC Team.

INVESTIGATION: Uncovering the plight of homeless British expats on the Costa del Sol

Spain promised work and a new life in the sun and they spent 17 happy years here before it all came crashing down

F1 2020 roars into action during Barcelona testing

THE Circuit de Cataluña in Barcelona saw rubber hit tarmac for the first time in 2020 for the first Formula One test...

TURNING POINT: Spain on brink of sexual assault reform in new government bill to stop rapists ‘getting away’ with...

SPAIN’S new coalition government is on the cusp of penning a dramatic reform in rape and sexual assault laws, overturning years of...

Serrano reigns as Fuglsang holds onto overall after Stage 2 of the Vuelta de Andalucía in Cordoba

THE Vuelta de Andalucía brought the residents of the sleepy Cordoban village of Iznajar out in their droves...

EXPLAINED: What you need to know about using bottled gas in Spain

MANY homes in Spain still rely on bottled gas as they don’t have access to mains gas, especially rural homes and businesses.

Storm Gloria beach damage raises questions as Costa Blanca resorts struggle to get ready for Easter Holidays

DAMAGE caused by the severe storm Gloria, which battered eastern Spain has sparked a debate about coastal management. Questions...

Grab your Lycra and your helmet as the Vuelta de Andalucía begins today in Spain’s Malaga

SOME of the worlds best cycling teams descend on the Costa del Sol today as the 66th Vuelta de Andalucía begins...

Underwater museum to close for water leaks in Spain’s Murcia

THE Arqua Museum in Cartagena is to close for up to six months afterconstant water leaks have put the building’s priceless exhibits...

FEAR MONGERING: Government slams Barcelona convention organisers after cancellation due to coronavirus outbreak

THE Minister of Health has slammed the organisers of a huge Spanish tech show, which was cancelled due to coronavirus.

Gibraltar signs information sharing deal to fight tobacco smuggling

SMUGGLERS will find it harder than ever to bring tobacco into Spain after the authorities teamed up with wholesalers. 

Departing governor thanks Gibraltar people for their ‘treasured friendship’

THE departing governor has grown to ‘admire, respect and enjoy’ the people of Gibraltar. Lt Gen Ed Davis expressed...

Post office in Spain offers new lifeline to rural farmers in wake of nationwide protests

CORREOS has signed an agreement with the Union of Small Farmers and Ranchers (UPA) to integrate fresh produce into their Correos Market...

Humble Spanish beer brand Cruzcampo has gone hipster, as it launches its new fruity pale ale.

THE world famous brewery in Malaga is courting beer aficionados and gastronomy lovers with the creation of its ‘Mangos de Malaga’ pale...

Governor Ed Davis will be ‘sorely missed’ as he leaves Gibraltar

THE departing governor was praised for being 'an important part of Team Gibraltar' by Chief Minister Fabian Picardo. A...

Gibraltar’s ‘greenest ever’ development gets go ahead from Development Planning Commission

THE Reserve, a building which is to replace the old casino, is set to be the greenest residential development to date in...

BREAKING: Body of man found in open field on Spain’s Costa del Sol

AN investigation is underway after the discovery of a body in an open field on the Costa del Sol yesterday.  The 53-year-old man was discovered...

WATCH: Film reveals Spain’s secret chemical POISONING of natural water sources along Costa del Sol, Costa Blanca, in Balearic...

Police have carried 1028 inspections after 101 environmental incidents were reported, including 25 ‘illegal spills’ of chemicals